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5 Interesting Medical Facts you Might Not Know

Written by Catherine Hales for Doctify
Whether you spend all your time trawling through NetDoctor for medical tidbits or just like dropping interesting trivia into conversation, this is the blog post for you.
Gum doesn’t actually stay in your stomach for seven years

 

This old wives tale is one of those ‘medical facts’ that you learn as a […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on 5 Interesting Medical Facts you Might Not Know

4 Health Myths you Will Not Believe Aren’t True

Written by Catherine Hales for Doctify
We live surrounded by information and opinions – most of them on the internet. I’ve lost track of whether drinking a glass of red wine every night is the equivalent to two hours at the gym or is likely to cause you to keel over and die of heart disease. […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on 4 Health Myths you Will Not Believe Aren’t True

VIDEO: An Expert’s Guide to Dealing with the Fallout from Trauma

Featuring Dr Brock Chisholm for Doctify
The world we live in can feel overwhelming sometimes. Terror attacks, natural disasters and accidents are all sources of trauma and can have a profound effect on mental health.

Doctify Psychologist Dr Brock Chisholm has some advice for those present at traumatic events, their friends and families and those in any way saddened or […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on VIDEO: An Expert’s Guide to Dealing with the Fallout from Trauma

VIDEO: Could you be Working for a Psychopath?

Featuring Dr Brock Chisholm for Doctify
The word psychopath is thrown around a lot these days. For some, it’s how they describe their last Tinder date. Others use the term to apply only to serial killers or movie villains. But what actually is it that constitutes a psychopath?

Here to fill us in on how to spot […]

By |August 4th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on VIDEO: Could you be Working for a Psychopath?

What’s Wrong in Westeros? Diagnosing Game of Thrones

Written by Catherine Hales for Doctify
Please, come in. Maester Qyburn will see you now. We warn you, spoilers lie ahead so read on at your own peril.

A theme of the series, as any fans will know, is beloved and (not so beloved) characters meeting an untimely end. We can’t provide medical help or advice for […]

By |July 13th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on What’s Wrong in Westeros? Diagnosing Game of Thrones

Attention Coffee Addicts: Here’s what Caffeine is Doing to your Heart

Written by Mr Inderpaul Birdi  and The Nutrition Clinic for Doctify
There’s nothing quite like that morning cup of coffee. And the one after that. Plus, that afternoon flat white. Even if you’re not one for the coffee fix, Diet Coke, green tea, energy drinks all have one thing in common: caffeine.

Yes, it can perk you […]

By |June 24th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Attention Coffee Addicts: Here’s what Caffeine is Doing to your Heart

5 Medical Reasons to Give Up your Seat to a Pregnant Woman

Written by Dr Anne Henderson for Doctify
We’ve all seen it. Some of us may even have been guilty of it. A heavily pregnant woman wearing the now ubiquitous ‘Baby On Board’ badge being ignored by a carriage full of commuters. On a day when you’ve been on your feet for hours or have a headache, […]

By |June 19th, 2017|Conditions, Parenting, Hot Topics|Comments Off on 5 Medical Reasons to Give Up your Seat to a Pregnant Woman

Common mistakes to avoid when treating your child’s eczema

Written by Dr Amjad Khan for Doctify
If it wasn’t you, it was another child at school, who always seemed to have a patch of dry skin in the crook of their elbow or was constantly itching their knees. Eczema can be a nightmare for parents with little ones who suffer from it, especially in summer.

Luckily, […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Parenting, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Common mistakes to avoid when treating your child’s eczema

A Psychologist’s Advice on Dealing with Trauma

Written by Dr Brock Chisholm for Doctify.
The tragedy that occurred at Manchester Arena on Monday evening is one that has rocked, not only the UK, but the world. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the 22 people reported dead and the further 59 injured after the attack at pop star Ariana Grande’s […]

By |May 25th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on A Psychologist’s Advice on Dealing with Trauma

5 Anti-Ageing Posture Tips to Roll Back the Years

Written by Miss Gugan Hair for Doctify
Face creams, botox injections, fad diets – there’s not much we won’t try to keep ourselves looking young. There’s not much we won’t spend either, for that matter. As of 2013, the anti-ageing industry was estimated to be worth a staggering $261.9 billion. But what if we told you that you […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Skin & Beauty, Hot Topics|Comments Off on 5 Anti-Ageing Posture Tips to Roll Back the Years